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5 Reasons Why We Need to Ditch The Concept of Virginity For Good
Virginity is a patriarchal construct | Left at the Lights
Discussion in ' Members Club ' started by ajtr , Jul 12, Saturday, August 3, Log in Register. Pakistan Defence. Of patriarchy and virginity tests Discussion in ' Members Club ' started by ajtr , Jul 12, Jul 12, 1. Jul 12, 2. Here we go again, the world is more concerned with what Muslim women do then actual real problems.
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In her CairoScene debut, Hana K. To try and understand such matters, one must avoid looking only at the similarities in other Arab countries and their attitudes towards gender and sexuality as they ultimately have defining differences in their historical contexts and the operation of their societies today. My intimate experience with Cairo compels me to make it my focal point. At only 12 years old, I started feeling the burden of the inherent 'female guilt' and gender expectations of shame, chastity, and modesty.
And this ties into what is known as the sexual double standard: Women are shamed for having sex and men are rewarded for it. The idea of your first penis-in-vagina sexual encounter being something significant and life altering well, for women anyway has origins in women being considered property. That is to say, virginity is a social construction that came about because of the commodification of women.